Pop Tunes for Beginner

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by bdengler, Feb 3, 2002.

  1. bdengler


    Jan 23, 2000
    New Albany, Ohio
    Well, I'm taking the plunge, migrating from upright to bass guitar in church (I'll keep the upright for my community orchestra). I'm learning scales (gee, I get to use all 4 fingers on the bass guitar!). What are good pop tunes to listen to and learn bass lines from as a beginner, just to learn styles, construction etc.? Probably pop tunes and oldies would be the best. Any recommendations?

    Thanks! :D
  2. frankencow150

    frankencow150 Guest

    Oct 17, 2001
    "I cant help myself" its an oldie but i forget who did it,but heres the main bassline...

    C,G,A,C,rest 1 beat then C,G,A

    that songs fun,also "i got you" by james brown( i think thats what its called)

    or "brick house" by the commadores

    Have fun!
  3. bdengler


    Jan 23, 2000
    New Albany, Ohio
    I believe "I can't help myself" was by the 4-Tops. Thanks!
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Any song by The Police.